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Fair recommends tress to plant for the mountains, Piedmont, midlands, and coast. The list is not exhaustive and the author chooses trees that she knows are successful in these areas--drought tolerant, excellent bloom or fall color, and do well in most soils.
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Edwin Gonzalez has a garden different from most gardeners. His is located on the rooftop of the 14-story Battery Park apartment building which was built in 1924 in downtown Asheville. Gonzalez grew up in Puerto Rico and was involved in gardening on the family farm. He received over $300 in plant aid from Project EMMA--Eat better, Move More, Age well--an organization that seeks to increase wellness and health opportunities for participants in the Council on Aging of Buncombe County.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 24 Issue 7, Sept 2012, p50-54, il, por Periodical Website
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The loblolly pine accounts for 50% of timber production in the Southeast. It is marketed as yellow and is prized for both lumber and pulpwood. Wood reports on a 1960s' program of the North Carolina State University Department of Forestry--the Tree Improvement Program--which sought to produce new and improved pine trees for the timber industry. One of the results was a smaller, slower growing loblolly pine for commercial use.
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Whether it is a stone path lying on grass in a seven-circuit pattern or the more elaborate Chartres design, a labyrinth garden is a pattern with purpose. It has only one path--the way in is also the way out. Yoest discusses their uses and includes pictures of the Labyrinth and Healing Garden in Crossnore, The Labyrinth at Millbrook Baptist Church in Raleigh, and Christopher Mello's Asheville garden. The article includes instructions on constructing a labyrinth.
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Chase describes the evolution of Curve Studios and Garden which is located close to the French Broad River in Asheville's River Arts District. The garden is bordered with elegant flowerbeds and enhanced with quiet seating areas and lots of sculpture. Patty Torno owns the Curve Studios complex and tends the garden in all the seasons.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 24 Issue 7, Sept 2012, p30-35, il, por Periodical Website
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Davenport describes how adding low-maintenance plants, like blackberries, blue berries, and muscadines, to a garden adds beauty and good taste.
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Although carpenter bees are known for the damage they make by drilling in fences, houses, and other wood, Pollock states they also benefit gardens and lists some ways gardener's may attract them to their gardens.
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